FOOD TIP OF THE DAY: Alcohol-Free Cocktails & Recipe

For guests who need a lift, this cocktail was made with sparkling grapefruit Hiball energy drink instead of regular soda.   Instead of relegating non-drinking guests to an evening of mineral water, create a special alcohol-free cocktail menu to make their evening festive. Give it a sophisticated name for cachet. One option is the “Great…
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RECIPE: Classic Rum Egg Nog

For those counting their calories, Mount Gay Eclipse is delicious sipping rum straight up.   It’s Saturday. If you’re entertaining this weekend and still haven’t come up with that special holiday cocktail, how about that universal favorite, classic egg nog? An American invention based on a European milk-and-wine recipe (Colonials added the rum, a New…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Bloody Mary Bar

When planning a holiday cocktail party, consider a Bloody Mary bar with everything from Virgin Marys to variations like the Bloody Bull (beef bouillon), Blood Mariner (clam juice), Danish Mary (aquavit instead of vodka, plus dill), Highland Mary (with Scotch) and Russian Mary (with yogurt). Or, try a Bloody Maria (tequila instead of vodka) or…
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